Dr. Kilby Townshend, B.Sc., D.D.S. grew up on a potato farm outside of Souris, Prince Edward Island. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Acadia University, and graduated from Dalhousie Dental School in 1991 with a Doctor of Dental Surgery.
After graduation, Kilby married Dr. Daniel Albert, and they travelled together to Lahr, Germany -- where Dr. Albert was serving in the Canadian Forces and Kilby worked full time at the CFB Lahr Civilian Dental Clinic. She also enjoyed meeting new friends, biking, traveling, and learning to ski.
In 1994, she returned to Halifax and worked as an associate in Tantallon and Truro before opening Hammond Dental Centre with Dr. Albert.
Kilby enjoys treating patients of all ages. She focuses on her patients’ wants and needs, and offers long-term comprehensive solutions. She enjoys cosmetic and implant dentistry, as well as orthodontic treatment (including Invisalign), childrens’ dentistry, and fabricating dentures. She loves to help boost her patients’ self-confidence with a functional and beautiful smile.
Kilby is a graduate of the Pankey Institute's core curriculum. This was accomplished over many in-depth training sessions on occlusion, relationships, aesthetics and practice development. She has been a part-time clinical instructor at Dalhousie Dental School for many years, most recently working with Advanced Restorative Techniques (ART) elective. Kilby is also a fellow of the American College of Dentists, member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the R.V. Tucker Study Club, the Canadian Academy of Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontics, and the Nova Scotia and Canadian Dental Associations.
A proud mother of three -- David, Andree, and Emilie -- Kilby loves going for walks, skiing, reading, and spending time with her family. Kilby is a Past Chair of the Board of Director’s for Nova Scotia-Gambia Association (NSGA). NSGA Focuses on Peer Health Education in the small West African Country of The Gambia. You can check out their website at novascotiagambia.ca.
Several of Dr. Kilby Townshend’s awards: